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From: Martin Vaeth <martin@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: Moving the portage tree to /var
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:37:40
Message-Id: m2qjgu$at0$
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Moving the portage tree to /var by Mike Gilbert
1 Mike Gilbert <floppym@g.o> wrote:
2 >
3 > I'm not sure if the portage team has decided what to do long-term.
5 The long-term plans are to drop PORTDIR and PORTDIR_OVERLAY
6 completely, the reason being that it is not flexible enough:
7 With repos.conf you can specify details for every repository,
8 you are not even forced to have a *single* major repository
9 (AFAIK, this is called mix-ins in some other package managers),
10 etc.